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Registered Nurse - Inpatient - Behavioral Health - Princeton, NJ
  • Job ID: 86010
  • Job Category: Nursing
  • Specialty Area: Psychiatry
  • Primary Shift: Evening
  • Work Schedule: variable
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Penn Medicine Princeton Health
  • Location: Princeton, NJ
  • Address: 905 Herrontown Road
  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Part Time Regular 20+ hrs/wk


Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:
PMPH PHBH Wing 6 is seeking a Part-Time Registered Nurse to join the team.

The registered staff nurse is responsible for the provision of nursing care based on standards of professional nursing practice. The registered nurse demonstrates knowledge in the nursing process including: assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

The registered staff nurse utilizes primary nursing to achieve optimal patient outcomes and takes an integral role in collaborating with other disciplines toward patient outcome.

1. Develops and maintains a plan of nursing care based on goals derived from identified needs; revises the patients individualized plan of care as indicated.
2. Implements individualized nursing plan of care, consistent with established policies, procedures, and protocols.
3. Evaluates and documents patient responses to nursing care, and participates in evaluating and improving the delivery of care on the unit.
4. Demonstrates accuracy in entering medication orders on the computer and medication administration.
5. Provides appropriate coordination of care and intervention to patients undergoing a psychiatric or medical emergency.

Minimum Requirements:
Education
• Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) required or in pursuit of

Related Work Experience
• Previous behavioral health experience preferred.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS
• RN licensure State of New Jersey.
• BLS certification
• ANCC certification in psychiatric mental health nursing preferred.
• CARN certification preferred.

SPECIALIZED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS
• Possesses exemplary assessment, communication, and documentation abilities.
• Has a knowledge base of principles of psychiatry, chemical dependency, and mental health.
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills, customer service orientation, ability to work in a team environment, and organizational skills.
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents, instructions, and procedures.
• Can speak effectively with patients, families, and co-workers.

Additional Information:
• Psychiatric/ chemical dependency patients requiring inpatient acute care hospitalization.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.


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